Sr Program Officer

Handicap International
Location: Nepal
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2016-12-22 Deadline: 2017-01-02
  • Location : Nepal
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Master's Degree
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Handicap International Nepal, an INGO working in the field of disability in Nepal invites application from qualified candidates for the following full time position based in Country Office, Kathmandu:

Position: Senior Program Officer-Fundraising (1 position)
Duration of Contract: 1 year with possibility of extension
Position Summary: S/he supports the Head of Program Quality and Development (PQD) in writing project proposals and concept notes for new programs

Job Description (Brief):

  • Devise and research innovative ideas and techniques for preparing various concept notes and proposals; contribute with new ideas for fundraising and identify suitable funding opportunities
  • Regularly monitor donor websites and identify and inform about donor opportunities matching the work of Handicap International
  • Takes the lead in articulating ideas into concept/proposals with inputs from the team and potential partners
  • Incorporate feedbacks from HQ, donors and revise the developed proposals accordingly
  • Support the Head of PQD to capacitate the project staff on inclusion and accessibility aspects through training, consulting and other medium
  • Be active member of PQD’s Learning and Sharing Lab and promote innovative ideas
  • Network with donors, government and INGOs in all relevant forums to raise H.I.’s profile on inclusion and accessibility matters.

Job Requirement:
Master’s degree in Social work, agriculture, development studies, microfinance, or related fields.
An experience of 3-4 years in fundraising, project design and management is desirable.

To Apply:
A motivation letter and an updated CV via email to by mentioning the title of the position applied for in the subject line.

The deadline for Applications is: January 2, 2017.

Only short-listed candidates will be invited for the further assessments.

Handicap International is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified women, people with disability and members from disadvantaged communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

This Job is expired. The Company is no longer accepting applications for this position.

Organization Summary

Handicap International is an international, non-governmental organisation, mainly known for its fight against anti-personnel mines and cluster munitions and helping the victims of these unexploded devices. However, its mandate has been extended over the years and today includes providing assistance through work in various fields for people in developing countries with other kinds of disability.

Handicap International primarily focuses on the prevention of disabilities and providing support for people with disabilities by ensuring they can fully take part in social life. The organisation’s interventions are not restricted to long-term development activities. Handicap International also provides support in emergency situations, for instance, in the aftermath of natural disasters and humanitarian crises. Its actions always focus on those suffering from disabilities.

The organisation works as far as possible with the human and material resources available in the country. Its projects are implemented in cooperation with local partners, the objective being to ensure their autonomy in the long-term. All of its actions concentrate on training, raising awareness and the involvement of local communities in its projects

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Kathmandu, Nepal
Organization Size 1-10
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